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 (lā′dē-fĭng′gər) also la·dys·fin·ger (lā′dēz-)
A small finger-shaped sponge cake.
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(ˈleɪdɪˌfɪŋɡə) or

lady's finger

(Cookery) a small finger-shaped sponge cake
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(ˈleɪ diˌfɪŋ gər)

a small finger-shaped sponge cake.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ladyfinger - small finger-shaped sponge cake
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
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Some of the best sources of calcium includes dairy products such as milk, yogurt and cheese etc, coconut, green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and ladyfinger, nuts such as almonds, seeds such as sesame, celery and chia seeds etc.
According to vegetable sellers of Paharganj Mandi, the prices of other vegetables such as ladyfinger, bottle guard and onion have too witnessed a hike and they are likely to increase further if the situation does not come under control in next one month.
Considering the above mentioned facts, the present study was designed to quantify the heavy metals (Zn, Pb, Cu, Hg, and Cd) in sewage water, and evaluation of the impact of sewage water irrigation on soil and vegetables like beet, ladyfinger, spinach, cauliflower, pumpkin, brinjal and zucchini cultivated in suburb area of Lahore named as Babu Sabu Toll Plazas around Lahore District.
He said that the per kg prices of watermelon, peach, ladyfinger, onion and potato of the mobile vendors were almost half of those offered by the shopkeepers.
Ladyfinger's official price was fixed at Rs40 to Rs44 per kg but it was available in the open market at Rs60 to 70 per kg.
Onion was being sold of Rs 70 per kg, tomato Rs 80 kg, potato Rs 40 per kg, ladyfinger Rs 120 per kg.
Prices of spices such as ginger was Rs180 per kg, lemon was Rs170 per kg, spinach was Rs70 per kg, green chillies were for Rs64 per kg, eggplant was for Rs28 per kg, bitter gourd was for Rs76 per kg, ladyfinger for Rs115 per kg, peas for Rs45 per kg, turnips for Rs20 per kg, cabbage for Rs30 per kg and chickpeas of different varieties were being sold for up to Rs200 per kg.
He said the department would ensure the availability of pumpkin, potato, onion, tomato, ladyfinger, bitter gourd, apple, banana, lemon, dates, gram flour, pulses and rice at these fair price shops.
Summer vegetables except for ladyfinger and bitter gourd have disappeared from the markets at the onset of winter.
Yield: 10 servings TIRAMISU 3 (3-ounce) packages split ladyfingers 1/4 cup brewed espresso or strong coffee, divided 7 (8-ounce) carton mascarpone cheese, softened 7 cup whipping cream 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup chocolate liqueur 1 ounce white baking chocolate, grated 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, grated For garnish: unsweetened cocoa powder and chocolate-covered coffee beans Line bottom of greased round baking cups with removable bottoms with 1 ladyfinger halved to cover bottom of each cup.
300g savoiardi sponge fingers (ladyfinger biscuits)
Wazir Ali Burfat, one of the participant ASPs sharing his experiences said that drip irrigation system is one of the best and successful irrigation modern systems for vegetables especially for tomatoes and ladyfinger. "Due to the shortage of water, the situation of Manjhand of Jamshoro district has become worst than that of Thar", said Raza Muhammad, another participants of meeting while sharing his experiences adding that the government should take notice for the water shortage in the area.